Posts Tagged ‘billion’

Germany spent record €23 BILLION on refugees and migrants in 2018 – report

Describing the circumstances as “extraordinary,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel rolled out the welcome mat to over a million migrants in 2015, at the height of the Syrian refugee crisis. Although arrivals have dropped sharply since then, the German government’s spending has not. The federal government spent €23 billion on integrating those migrants in Germany and […]

Monsanto Ordered To Pay $2 Billion To Cancer Victims

Monsanto Ordered To Pay $2 Billion To Cancer Victims After less than two full days of deliberations, a California jury ordered Monsanto to pay just over $2 billion in punitive and compensatory damages to a married couple who both developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma they say was caused by their many years of using Roundup products. After […]

George Soros Transfered $18 Billion to Open Society Foundations in 2017

Left-wing billionaire George Soros has transferred $18 billion to his Open Society Foundations, the primary vehicle for his global political activism and philanthropy. The transfer, according to the Wall Street Journal, accounts for most of Soros’s foundation, which he accrued through a controversial career as an investor. The Journal notes: “Open Society has vaulted to […]

Bayer ordered to pay $2 billion in Monsanto Roundup cancer case

A US jury has awarded $2 billion in punitive damages to a California couple after concluding that Roundup weed killer caused their cancer and that Monsanto, now owned by Bayer, failed to warn them of the chemical’s health risks. Glyphosate, the signature ingredient in Roundup, was found by jury in […]

Jury awards $2 billion to couple claiming Monsanto’s Roundup gave them cancer

Jury awards $2 billion to couple claiming Monsanto’s Roundup gave them cancer By Bloomberg May 13, 2019 | 3:30 PM Bayer has lost three trials in a row over claims that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer. (Richard B. Levine / Sipa USA/TNS) Bayer was ordered to pay more than $2 billion in damages to a […]

1 missile can destroy ‘billion-dollar fleet’, Iran cleric says as US carrier sails to Gulf

Ayatollah Yousef Tabatabai-Nejad, who represents the Isfahan Province in Iran’s Assembly of Experts, said on Friday that the US’ “billion-dollar fleet can be destroyed with one missile,” according to the Iranian ISNA news agency. He did not elaborate, though, which particular missile he had in mind. Earlier, a deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps […]

Man Falsely Arrested at Direction of Apple’s Artificial Intelligence: $1 Billion Lawsuit

April 24, 2019 By Nicholas West As I’ve been covering for the last several months, we are beginning to see more examples of artificial intelligence being relied upon within the U.S. criminal justice system. If recent accusations are true, this trend in surveillance and pre-crime algorithmic analysis is even more dangerous than the intrusion upon […]

$1 billion in Notre Dame donations: Philanthropy or rich patrons seeking praise?

“Two years ago you couldn’t get a crumb out of [the billionaires]”, argues journalist and social commentator Sonia Poulton. When Notre Dame was dilapidated and crumbling in a less-newsworthy way, these same rich donors were nowhere to be found, she noted. Poulton believs the billionaires are “show-ponying” trying to outbid one another, but only because […]

UniCredit to pay $1.3 billion in biggest Iran sanctions fine

Bloomberg – UniCredit SpA’s German banking unit pleaded guilty to U.S. charges that it allowed Iranian customers to conduct transactions in violation of sanctions. The bank will pay $1.3 billion as part of its settlement with several U.S. regulators, and its Austrian unit will enter into a deferred-prosecution agreement. The German business, HypoVereinsbank, will also […]

4 Pharma Companies Saved $7 Billion From GOP Tax Law

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Google’s $1.5 billion research center to “solve death”

Google’s project has people talking. Photo: Calico Google has been developing what is perhaps the company’s most ambitious project to date: a science startup that will pursue ‘solutions for aging’ with the intended goal of “solving death”. Calico, a company directed by futurists to explore the concept of “singularity”, has partnered with pharmaceutical giants to […]

Jordanian lawmakers urge canceling $10 billion natural gas deal with Israel

Jordanian lawmakers are pushing for the government to cancel a $10 billion deal for the supply of natural gas from Israel, reportedly demanding that the 2016 agreement be canceled at any cost. During a parliamentary session on Tuesday, lawmakers insisted that the kingdom seek alternative sources from other Arab states, the Jordan Times reported. They […]

From 7 Billion to 500 Million People – The Sick Population Control Agenda of the Global Elite

The United Nations has officially designated October 31st, 2011 as “7 Billion Day”. On that day, the United Nations estimates that the population of the Earth hit 7 billion for the very first time.  But instead of celebrating what a milestone 7 billion people represents, the UNPF focused instead on using October 31st to raise […]

US And Allies Steal $23 Billion, Offer $60 Million In ‘Humanitarian Aid’

US And Allies Steal $23 Billion, Offer $60 Million In ‘Humanitarian Aid’ Above Photo: Fernando Torres/Flickr The first trucks carrying the so called humanitarian aid for Venezuela have arrived at the Colombian border city of Cúcuta where a standoff is taking place. Together the European Union and the United States plan to send $60 million in […]

US Seizes $7 Billion In Venezuelan Oil Assets

Mnuchin said that the move is to “to help prevent the further diversion” of assets by “former president Maduro.” Sanctions will be lifted upon the “expeditious transfer of control to the interim president, or the subsequently democratically elected interim government,” he added. “We know what the legitimate government of Venezuela is, and it is our mission to make reality what […]

Texas Congressman With Ties to Controversial Donor Introduces $38 Billion Israel Aid Bill

Service Unavailable The service is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later. Source Article from https://www.mintpressnews.com/texas-congressman-with-ties-to-controversial-donor-introduces-38-billion-israel-aid-bill/253867/ Related Posts Texas Bill Would Make Protesting Pipelines a Felony on Par With Attempted Murder Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams Waking TimesA bill making its way through the Texas legislature would Illegal Alien Charged With Killing 12 Women In Texas; 750 […]

“Very Unusual” Repeated Radio Signals Detected From Galaxy 1.5 Billion Light Years Away

The Facts: Kevin Spacey released a cryptic video on Christmas Eve right after news of his indictment for sexual assault was announced, inspiring several theories about his true motive behind it. Reflect On: Do you think this video is genius or madness? Which interpretation makes the most sense to you, or do you agree that […]

Meet The Mistress Who Will Cost Bezos $70 Billion

Jeff Bezos’ revelation on Wednesday that he and MacKenzie Bezos, his wife of roughly 25 years, would be filing for divorce set off a chain reaction of speculation as readers wondered whether the soon-to-be-former Mrs. Bezos would walk away with half her husband’s fortune (presently valued at a tidy $70 billion) and – more importantly […]

Deutsche Bank To Spend About $2 Billion On Bonuses, Despite "Cuts"

Distressed Deutsche Bank plans on cutting the company’s bonus pool by about 10% this year as the bank struggles to stay afloat, while at the same time trying to retain employees, according to a new Bloomberg report. Bonuses are going to be paid more selectively in an attempt to keep the people that earn the most […]

Trump complains that ‘we give Israel $4.5 billion a year’ and more

President Trump complained about how much the U.S. gives Israel, during a briefing with reporters in Iraq last night: Q. About the criticism that, by leaving Syria, you might increase jeopardy for Israel, how do you respond? THE PRESIDENT:  Well, I don’t see it.  And I spoke with Bibi.  I told Bibi.  And, you know, we give […]

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